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Chris Rockwood Mrs. Brennan AP Biology 21 February 2010 Extra Credit Paper Blast! Blast is the name of the project that the speaker at Fermi lab, Mark Devlin, is working on. It is also the name of the telescope that is the main part of the experiment. Blast is a breakthrough in viewing outer space beyond our galaxy. Blast also has is a major advantage over any telescope that we have today, and this advantage will be explained later in this paper. But the main thing that this telescope will help us with is that it will give us a better view into the birth and evolution of the universe. It will also give us a good idea of how stars, galaxies, and even humankind were born. How the Blast telescope works is very interesting and I could tell it was very unique. First of all, Blast is attached to a giant balloon and is floated high into the atmosphere where it can see and take pictures of galaxies and stars that are hidden in mysterious space clouds. This is the advantage that Blast has over all of the telescopes
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